Day: October 18, 2015

I Think…

“May you be covered in the dust of your Rabbi!” In the days of Jesus, a young boy would leave his family at the age of 14 or 15, and follow one Rabbi.  Before he would leave his parents, they would wish him well, by speaking the words above.  The ideas behind these words were simple, yet spoke volumes. You see; the young boy was expected to walk, in the footsteps of the Rabbi.  How?  In the steps of the Rabbi, would be walking behind the rabbi, speaking as he was taught, and doing as he was shown.  Somewhere on this journey, the boy would become a Rabbi. It made me wonder what people do now, that is this committed. Family – among my daughter’s classmates, there have been two divorces, this year, due to affairs. I don’t know the circumstances behind their family dynamics, but both mothers are dating/living with other men. As a CASA (Court-Appointed Special Advocate) I witness families on a near-daily basis which are desperately in need of help. They don’t …